John Macy PT, PRC has been studying techniques for improving human function and movement control since 1978 when he began learning yoga. He earned a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1984 and has since studied a variety of techniques that focus on alignment, soft tissue dysfunction and neurological control of movement. The Alexander Technique, Muscle Energy, CranioSacral Therapy, NDT, Strain Counterstrain, Postural Restoration, pilates, and Tai Chi are a few of the techniques he has studied in depth. Complementing this is a broad experience in patient care, with experience in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare, and outpatient clinics across the country treating people with orthopedic, neurological and developmental difficulties. He has taught workshops on manual therapy across the United States and on the Alexander Technique in the US, Europe and the Middle East. As owner of Great Plains Pilates and Physical Therapy his specialty has been working with clients who have recovered from acute injuries or dysfunction and who seek to maximize their ability to move and perform in activity. Effective May 30, 2019 John retires from patient care to pursue his next career; educating others in the unique and effective therapy he’s been developing over the past 40 years, but not before pursuing his interests in the arts, gardening, astronomy, and a variety of outdoor activities.